The Solution by Kelly Whitley
6:15 PM | Author: Editor
The Solution by Kelly Whitley

Maury entered the alley, clenching five twenties stolen from his mother's purse. He coughed, wincing at the jab from the rib fractured by his father, courtesy of Jim Beam.

He traded the money for ten tabs of Valium. When Dad imbibed tonight, he'd be dead drunk permanently.

Maury smiled.

Kelly Whitley has been writing for years, but is new to the art form of flash. She likes her stories short - the shorter, the better.
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